The 51%

Difficult women and how they impacted our lives

THE 51 PERCENT
THE 51 PERCENT © FRANCE 24

In this edition, how we need to be grateful to the so-called difficult women who without them, our lives would be vastly different. Annette Young speaks to UK journalist and author, Helen Lewis, about her latest book on those brave and stubborn feminist pioneers. We also take a look at how teenage prostitution in France is on the rise with concerns that the economic downturn caused by the pandemic, will result in even more under-aged girls turning to sex work.

Advertising

Plus the little-known story of French filmmaker, Alice Guy, who was also the world's first film director which has now become the subject of a new documentary entitled "Be Natural".

 

Daily newsletterReceive essential international news every morning